The avifauna of Misiones have 547 registered species and contains 55% of birds known in Argentina. This makes Misiones one of the provinces with major variety of birds. Moreover, 103 species and subspecies are endemic to the Atlantic Jungle and surroundings. On the national level, this region is very important since the Province of Misiones and border areas of Corrientes are home to 167 exclusive species which belong to this region. A number of birds typical in Misiones and border zones of Corrientes are not found in other regions of the country.